BBI opened a Branch in Dobrinja
Bosna Bank International (BBI) has opened its 21st organizational unit in Dobrinja. The Branch is located at Dobrinjske bolnice Street. It will provide the Bank’s products and render services compliant with Islamic banking principles and the Law on Banks of the Federation of BiH.
In the presence of numerous personalities from the public and business milieu of municipality Novi Grad, and a large number of citizens, the official opening by symbolic cutting of the ribbon was made by Mr. Amer Bukvić, CEO of BBI and the Mayor of Municipality Novi Grad, Mr. Semir Efendić.
"I am happy that today is opening of BBI sub branch in the most populated municipality in the Canton of Sarajevo, municipality Novi Grad, and to allow for easier communication with clients to realize their financial needs. As you are aware, BBI Bank is the only bank in the region that operates in accordance with Islamic principles and their way of doing business based on ethics and the Shari’ah, an alternative to conventional business. Our founders, IDB, ADIB and DIB, whose business despite the global economic crisis by leading rating agencies rated with the best rates, guarantee the safety of our operations. During the past five years, BBI Bank has achieved an average annual growth of 25 per cent of total assets, and last year, we recorded a record asset growth of 26.8 per cent and increase of savings by 40 per cent. Affirmation of our successful business and the confidence is shown by the fact that BBI is a partner in the implementation of projects of renowned European and world financial institutions, primarily the World Bank, UN International Food and Agriculture Development Program –IFAD, etc.,” stated Amer Bukvić, CEO of BBI at the opening ceremony. He added that BBI Bank is recognized for its corporate social responsibility role in the environment and, inter allia, has been awarding 650 scholarships annually to pupils and students in Bosnia and Herzegovina for ten years now.
The Mayor of Municipality Novi Grad, Semir Efendić expressed satisfaction that is BBI has opened its sub branch in the Municipality Novi Grad.
"BBI is the fastest growing bank in the country and we hope that opening of the BBI sub branch will provide opportunity for accelerated growth and development of this Municipality" said Efendić.
Working hours are from Monday to Friday from 8.00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m., BBI operates in 21 branches / sub branches across the country. In 2013, expansion of network will be continued in both entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.